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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By miff
Re: Mikes model A ford parts

Buying from Mike since the early 90s. Very helpful ,great `people to work with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,251
Posted By miff
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

To me it's not worth to try to cut off the supports . The cutting ,grinding , and the chance of grinding through the axle housing . Save time and just get replacements. It will save time in the long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,605
Posted By miff
Re: misdiagnosis based on assumptions

The A's can take on a life of there own. I have a stuck clutch on my 30 roadster. I could not get it loose. Did all the things , putting in high gear rocking it , no luck. Got out my probe camera,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Final on this subject . The deteriorating neoprene gasket was not the main problem . IT WAS TIMING.It was boarder line of being to retarded. Reset timing no back fire . So I
didn't need to do all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,107
Posted By miff
Re: My A Deere speedster

Very cool. Great imagination. Excellent job. Well done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

i removed the carb , took it apart and blew out all the jets and passage ways with air pressure. Reinstalled carb on intake. All lines have been removed and checked for any blockage .Also the fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Tank update: dried tank with exhaust from shop vac . Replaced glass bowel gasket(used cork style) >Hooked up all fuel lines,of course had leak .A day in the model a world.Clean carb . Filled the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Thanks for the info . Will try letting it sit for a few days , see how that goes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By miff
best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Some history: Had tank pro cleaned and sealed when i was restoring car. Last week run but would starve out when accelerating . Settlement bowl glass had black flakes in REMOVED AND THROUGH THAT THE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By miff
Re: early v 8 detailed rebuilding manuel

Thanks for all the help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By miff
Re: 33-36 petcocks

i have no idea .the block has the water pumps on the front of the heads,so that puts it in that time , its not a 32. just if you can please both styles (sizes)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By miff
33-36 petcocks

Where can i buy petcocks for the block on a 33-36. All mac's has that i can find are for the radiator. Also i think i might be screwed . When trying to remove the broken off end of and old petcock ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By miff
early v 8 detailed rebuilding manuel

i am wanting to know what is the best rebuilding motor book out there for someone new to early ford v8s. I have worked and restored model A's from my teens, there are a very large and detailed books...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By miff
Cleaning up block on 33-36

I got around to cleaning up block to paint. The intake has some old ford green. I have found some blue paint on the block back by the bellhouse. Someone over the years has painted the oil pan red. My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By miff
Re: Ford model 59 carburetor rebuild kit

Thank you all for the help .emailed Dayton Carburetor. They Replied the kit I needed was there 601 for the ford model 59 carburetor. Thanks again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By miff
Ford model 59 carburetor rebuild kit

Looking where to purchase a model 59a-9510-a carburetor rebuild kit . I can find replacement carburetors but no rebuild kits. That model was used on 47tru 48 passengers cars and 46thru47 trucks. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By miff
eBay prices

Is it me or are the prices that are being asked for model a ford used parts on eBay over the top . I didn't know that they are art. So the prices they are asking for rusty ( probably questionable if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,296
Posted By miff
Re: 1931 Ford Parts Value? Nice original stuff

Do you still have any of the parts ? If so what?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,302
Posted By miff
Re: 1930 Speedster Project - Hasler's Hot Rod Project

I have the same set up on the carbs on my speedster . I am running model b . I put a four inche drop front axel . This cause a float level problems. Had to make aluminum tapped spacers between the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,324
Posted By miff
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

You have one (1930 dex roadster) then you need an other (1931 speedster) the third one (1929 running chassis) soon to be made into a van style from wagon works .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,655
Posted By miff
Re: Differences between A and AA Bellhousings

I put a t5 in my model a speedster . Used AA bell houseing had to make fixture for the brake and clutch peddles . Found on the net styles of fixtures, or there are some suppliers that sell adapters.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By miff
Windshield wiper set up on open car

Does any one out in model a land have a pictures of the routeing of the rubber hose to the wiper motor? I am looking for the correct placement of the hose clamps . Also the placement of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,835
Posted By miff
Re: I know this is crazy-but what do you folks think it's worth?

I agree with Mike 1000:00 to 1500.00 It has to have a good title .That's a MUST
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,579
Posted By miff
Re: Juice brakes

I put juice brakes on my speedster very pleased . I would next time just buy the full kit from MT car products . It's pricey . But in the long run it will save you a lot of time . Plus they where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By miff
Re: Extra A Engine!

That's right ! You have done one why not two . Number three is siting in the shead .
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